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Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers
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Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers

Saturday, Nov 30, 2013 9:00p

Includes swing dance lesson at 8 pm.
Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers tore it up in March at the swing night of our 40 th anniversary celebration with their timeless blues-jazz-swing repertoire. Just back from a two-night stand at Sculler’s Jazz Club in Boston, the Skillet Lickers are in fine post-Thanksgiving party mode!
Growing up in Southern California and the Philippines, Smith was influenced early by such singers as Billie Holiday, Dinah Washington, Bessie Smith, and Esther Phillips.
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Lavay Smith is internationally recognized as The Queen of classic Jazz & Blues in the authentic style of the 1940's and 1950's. Lavay's last album received a prestigious 4 & 1/2 Star review in Downbeat magazine and reached the top 10 on the National Billboard Jazz Charts....
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A leading voice in the 1990s swing revival, California native Lavay Smith honed her classic Bessie Smith inspired style while singing in GI nightclubs in the Philippines. Smith teamed up with pianist Chris Siebert in San Francisco in the late '80s and co-founded the multi-generational outfit the Red Hot Skillet Lickers....
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Ashkenaz Music & Dance Community Center
1317 San Pablo Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94702
(510) 525-5054
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